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BUG #: 364025 (SHILOH_BUGS)
When the following conditions are met, a parallel query may return unexpected results:
The query uses a parallel nonclustered index scan in the execution plan.
The query contains an IS NULL condition in the WHERE clause of the query.
Service pack information
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains the files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.
This hotfix is also available in the MS03-031 security patch.For more information about the MS03-031 security patch, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
821277 MS03-031: Security patch for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3